Dr. Leslie P. Gartner was born in Hungary and came to the United States in 1956. He settled in New Jersey and received his B.A., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from Rutgers University. He moved to Baltimore in 1970 to teach at the Dental School of the University of Maryland. Dr. Gartner is a Professor of Anatomy (Ret.), in the Department of Biomedical Sciences where he has received numerous teaching awards and is the author of "Textbook of Histology, 4th Edition" (2016) which has been translated into six languages. He also wrote "Color Atlas of Histology, 7th Edition" (2016). This atlas, which is used by medical schools all over the world, has been translated into eleven languages. He also coauthored "Cell Biology and Histology, 7th Edition "(2015) with James L. Hiatt which has been translated into six languages. Dr. Gartner was the Histology consultant to "Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 28th Edition" (2006). He also coauthored "Textbook of Neuroanatomy, 2nd ed." (2016) with Maria A. Patestas. Dr. Gartner has written numerous other books for Medical and Dental students including "The Autonomic Nervous System Made Ludicrously Simple", "The Skull: A Text Atlas," "Text Atlas of the Brain Made Ludicrously Simple, "Oral Histology and Embryology, 3rd ed" (2015), and coauthored "Textbook of Head and Neck Anatomy, 4th ed." (2010) with James L. Hiatt. Dr. Gartner enjoys traveling on all five continents and loves translating poetry. He has translated Rainer Maria Rilke's "Duino Elegies" as well as numerous Hungarian poets. Currently he is working on translating poems by the 1st Century B.C.E. poet, Gaius Valerius Catullus.